Gemma Clare Collins opens up about her self-harming secret

Popular United Kingdom businesswoman and media personality, Gemma Clare Collins has revealed the horrible abuse she went through at the hands of trolls after courageously disclosing her secret self-harming past.


Gemma Clare Collins read out during her documentary show all the violent trolling she receives for speaking out.

Gemma Clare Collins opens up about her self-harming secret

The reality Tv star read out clearly on her Channel 4 documentary, Gemma Collins: Self-harm & Me.
“So attention-seeking. The only thing she cuts is food to shovel in her face,”


She

further continued with shock.
“I heard she cut her arm and gravy came out.”


Another comment says:”You disgusting woman, this is all lies,”

“This silly cow will say anything to sell a story.”


Gemma Clare Collins proceeded: “Shut up piggy, nobody cares about you or your family so shut up and disappear.”
But she insisted:”It doesn’t bother me.”


The 41-year-old media personality conceal her self-harming secret for so long because she feared she might fall into mental asylum.

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She further revealed she would wear long sleeves to conceal the marks on her as so teachers and friends never found out.

She said, “I hid it so well. I didn’t do it every day or every week – it was every couple of months.

“But when I did do it, I knew how to cover it up. When I felt pressured I just would cut myself and feel fine again. It was always on my arm and I would feel like the stress had gone.

“But I never ever understood why I did it. People don’t self-harm because they want to kill themselves. It’s really complex.”

“When I was growing up you didn’t talk about your problems or aired your dirty laundry in public,” she continued.

“So when I started self-harming I couldn’t tell anyone because I was thinking I’m going to get locked up, not going to see my family or friends and I’m going to be in a mental asylum my whole life.”


She never spoke about her self-harming battle to anyone because she was afraid.


“I was getting overwhelming emotion and I couldn’t cope with it,” Gemma is heard saying. “It’s something that I’ve buried for 20 years”.


While speaking with her mother Joan in another scene, the reality tv star said:


“It’s not like a normal conversation you can have with someone.
“Never told anyone because it was shameful, I was scared. I wish I were brave enough to ask for the help.

“I could’ve saved myself a lot of pain.

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